Goldmine talks to The Jayhawks’ Gary Louris about the making of the band’s 10th studio album, “Back Roads and Abandoned Motels.”
In honor of Roy Orbison’s birthday, Goldmine gives you a record price guide.
Get to know the man behind the shades, as Barbara Orbison talks about her husband, the icon
Eddie Cochran and Nick Reynolds were complete opposites that have common ground: the guitar.
Eric Burdon, born May 11, 1941 in Walker Newcastle upon Tyne. In 1967 Eric said he was burnt out. Ian Wright went to his home in Wallsend Sept. 25 to take a photograph signifying Eric was repenting Lucifer’s drug, sex and rock-and-roll lifestyle; hence Wright had him holding a bible. Unfortunately, Eric struggled with abstinence.
Les Paul is known mostly for his contributions to the development of the solid-body electric guitar, which ushered in the rock ’n’ roll era.
On the bookshelf: "The Sophomores, and Me," "Disco-File," "The R&B Indies" and more. In the CD Tray: Little Willie John, The Coasters, Brian Wilson and more. Plus, Todd Baptista’s book and CD wish lists for 2009.
1965 was a year of transition in popular music and a very good one for music lovers. What were some of the highlights?